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I want to strength train, yet I don't....
Friday, April 29, 2011      5 comments

GOSH April has seemed like a long month. It feels like it has dragged on and on. Not sure why??? Hubby suggested we are excited about vacation in 5 weeks. Maybe so! The past few days I have been wrestling with whether or not I want to start... Read more
Why would I want to sabotage myself?
Thursday, April 28, 2011      12 comments

I am really looking forward to this weekend. First off, Friday night just me and my hubby are going to a concert (Newsboys and Kutlass- contemp. Christian music). They are two of my favorite bands and I got us 6th row seats. YAY! Then Satur... Read more
Resurrection Run 5K Race Report
Saturday, April 23, 2011      15 comments

For some reason I thought the race was supposed to start at 8:00 am so I got us there at 7:30. We walked from our house which was about a mile... it was still cool and breezy out so no biggie. It was a nice warm-up. Well, it turns out the ... Read more
Wise words from Jillian!
Friday, April 22, 2011      5 comments

I don't know why I was feeling bumed about my 1.8 lb. weightloss this week. I think because I have been weighing every day and the past 4 days I have stayed the same. But I am over it, lol... I am just excited because I wore a pair of size 8's t... Read more
Pics from my 5K race
Monday, April 18, 2011      9 comments

This was right before the race... It was beautiful outside. Bright sunny skies with a cool breeze blowing! This guy behind me followed me the last mile of the race... He... Read more
Quick Update (fire and race)
Sunday, April 17, 2011      13 comments

Thank you all so much for the prayers and thoughts regarding my last blog. Thankfully our home was untouched by the fire. Just some soot/ash (black stuff, lol) to sweep up.... Directly across the street the backyards were destroyed (sheds burned... Read more
In the midst of turmoil- still going to do it!
Friday, April 15, 2011      12 comments

I lef the house this afternoon at 1:26 pm to go pick up my race packet for my 5K tomorrow. at 1:36 my husband calls me and tells me our neighborhood is filled with black smoke and what did I want him to grab as he was running out the door? Grass... Read more
Honest thoughts on Hungry Girl
Monday, April 11, 2011      12 comments

She is the first one to say she is no nutritionist... And I can see why. A lot of her recipes are high in sodium and she does use a lot of processed ingredients. But I do love her recipes because she gives me new, creative ideas so I don't feel ... Read more
I have an eating disorder
Thursday, April 07, 2011      11 comments

I was reading the daily SparkBlog this morning and it really caught my attention... "Eating Disorders Occur Later in Life" or something like that. When I think of "eating disorder" I tend to think of anorexia or bullimia... I am realizing more a... Read more
Sunday, March 27, 2011      11 comments

Have you all seen Taco Bell's healthy menu? Have I been hiding under a rock? When did they come out with this? Usually when we are out and have to grab something quick, I think Subway... but I packed sandwiches for lunch and didn't want to do an... Read more
It's only been a week...
Friday, March 25, 2011      10 comments

So... I have one full week under my belt. I consider it successful... I was faithful about exercising and I nailed it this week. My nutrition has been OK... no overeating or binges, but def. too much bread. This is something I am going to have t... Read more
Morning workouts!
Monday, March 21, 2011      8 comments

I had an AMAZING morning workout!!!! I ran 3 miles and did about 15 minutes of Nautilus equipment. And I still made it to work by 0630. I DEFINITELY need to maintain these morning workouts. I felt amazing all day! As I was running I had the "qu... Read more
Been on this rollercoaster too long!
Sunday, March 20, 2011      8 comments

I know weightloss journeys have their ups and downs... I have accepted that. However, all year my weight has been going up more than down. I am about 10 lbs up from Jan. 1st and about 17 lbs up from my all time low. I feel like I am writing blog... Read more
Discovered a new family activity! (sad dog story)
Saturday, March 19, 2011      20 comments

HIKING!!!! I never realized how close we were to some amazing hiking trails. We are only about an hour away from some great trails that go up some relatively small mountains. There are all kinds of them! Short ones, long ones... I had such a gre... Read more
Run, Helen, Run!
Sunday, March 13, 2011      9 comments

I did 8 miles today... 2min run/1 min walking intervals. Whoowheeeee! I took last week off from running to rest my hip adductor (or is it abductor??? the one on the inner thigh) and do strengthening exercises that the Physical Therapist reccomme... Read more

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